ELM 3 – List of Presentations

Invited Speakers (In Person, June 13-14)

  • Kate Davidson (Harvard)
  • Elsi Kaiser (USC)
  • Josh Knobe (Yale)

Invited Online Symposium on Language and Thought:

  • Paul Pietroski (Rutgers)
  • Sandra Waxman (Northwestern)
  • Alexis Wellwood (USC)

Talks (In Person, June 13-14)

  • Thomas Sostarics, Eszter Ronai, Jennifer Cole:
    Relating Scalar Inference and Alternative Activation: A view from the Rise-Fall-Rise Tune in American English
  • Ugurcan Vurgun, Yue Ji, Anna Papafragou:
    Aspectual Coercion: A New Method to Probe Aspectual Commitments
  • Paul Marty, jacopo romoli, Yasutada Sudo, Richard Breheny:
    On the salience of linguistic alternatives in the inference task for scalar implicatures
  • Monica L. Do, James R. Kesan:
    Language Production for Source-Goal Motion Events: Factors Affecting Goal Mention
  • Kristen Syrett, Misha Becker:
    Syntactic structure supports the acquisition of emotion and mental state adjectives
  • Antoine Cochard, Angeliek van Hout, Hamida Demirdache:
    “Liz can buy a croissant or a donut… Both together, right?” Distinguishing target Free Choice from non-target Modal AND in Child French
  • Anouk Dieuleveut, Ira Noveck:
    Devoir, or pouvoir, that is the question
  • Hayley Ross, Najoung Kim, Kathryn Davidson:
    Fake reefs are sometimes reefs and sometimes not, but are always compositional
  • Breanna Pratley, Jed Sam Guevara, Adina Camelia Bleotu, Kyle Johnson, Brian Dillon:
    Both Principle B and Competition Are Necessary to Explain Disjoint Reference Effects
  • Julian Grove, Aaron Steven White:
    Modeling the prompt in inference judgment tasks
  • Ankana Saha, Yağmur Sağ, Jian Cui, Kathryn Davidson:
    Mandarin demonstratives as strong definites: An experimental investigation
  • Yifan Wu, Helena Aparicio:
    Disagreements do not automatically raise the standard of precision
  • Alexandros Kalomoiros, jacopo romoli, Matthew Mandelkern, Florian Schwarz:
    Presuppositions project asymmetrically, unless they don’t
  • Morwenna Hoeks, Maziar Toosarvandani, Amanda Rysling:
    Focus slowdowns arise due to the computation of alternative sets, not unpredictability

Talks (Online, June 12)

  • Fabienne Martin, Florian Schäfer, Despina Oikonomou, Felix Gölcher, Artemis Alexiadou:
    The `no-agent’ scalar implicature triggered by anticausatives is stronger when the causative alternative is structurally-defined
  • Michelle Denise Olvera Hernández, Asela Reig Alamillo:
    Context and connective effects on the processing of concessive discourse relations: a VWP experiment
  • Mathias Barthel, Rosario Tomasello, Mingya Liu:
    Prediction and integration of discourse-level meaning are functionally related: EEG and reading time evidence
  • Stavroula Alexandropoulou, Nicole Gotzner:
    The effect of standards on scalar implicature processing of gradable adjectives: A web-based eye-tracking study
  • Natalia Talmina, Barbara Landau, Kyle Rawlins:
    Pragmatics of spatial language comprehension
  • Noa Attali, Lisa Pearl, Gregory Scontras:
    Navigating ambiguity: The usefulness of context and prosody for naturalistic scope interpretations

Posters (In Person, June 13-14)

  • Natalia Jardon, Elena Marx, Eva Wittenberg:
    Perfect ever after: An empirical investigation of tense-based event construals in English and Spanish
  • Sven Smeman, Maaike Smit, James A Hampton, Yoad Winter:
    Counting uncountables and measuring countables – unpreferred, not ungrammatical
  • Daiki Asami, Chao Han, Jacob Burger, Deanna Dunlop, Yue Lu, Effah Yahya M Morad, Chenyue Zhao, Arild Hestvik:
    ‘Negation-blind’ N400 disappears when priming is controlled
  • Hyewon Jang:
    A type of sarcasm that current theories fail to explain — evidence from sarchasm
  • Zarina Levy-Forsythe, Aviya Hacohen:
    On a grammaticized lexical count-mass distinction in classifier languages: Experimental evidence from Tashkent Uzbek
  • Adina Camelia Bleotu, Mara Panaitescu, Anton Benz, Andreea Nicolae, Gabriela Bilbiie, Lyn Tieu:
    Coloring disjunction in child Romanian
  • Adina Camelia Bleotu, Andreea Nicolae, Mara Panaitescu, Gabriela Bilbiie, Anton Benz, Lyn Tieu:
    A nonce investigation of a possible conjunctive default for disjunction
  • Yuli Feng:
    On the Interpretational Flexibility of Mandarin Chinese Dabufen
  • Premvanti Patel, Kristen Syrett, Athulya Aravind:
    Using bounds set by modals to investigate the status of partial objects and count nouns
  • Angela Cao, Aaron White, Dan Lassiter:
    Graded Causatives
  • Chiara Saponaro, Desiré Carioti, Maria Teresa Guasti:
    Talking about Distributivity: How Cognitive Factors Influence Children’s Language
  • Cassandra Kim, Ariel Starr:
    From words to memory: Evidence of language guiding motion event reconstruction
  • Andrea Beltrama, Joyce He, Florian Schwarz:
    It’s not just Imprecision: Stereotypes guide Vagueness Resolution in Implicit Comparisons
  • Andrea Beltrama, Joyce He, Florian Schwarz:
    Integrating social information into pragmatic reasoning in real time
  • Ebru Evcen, David Barner:
    Already Perfect: Conditional Statements
  • Sol Lago, Petra Schulz, Esther Rinke, Elise Oltrogge, Carolin Dudschig, Barbara Kaup:
    Insensitivity to truth-value in negated sentences: does linear distance matter?
  • Christian Muxica, Jesse Harris:
    Context rather than semantic priming drives the early availability of focus alternatives
  • Leah Doroski, Raquel Montero, Maribel Romero:
    Spanish Neg-raising: Always in the mood for Neg-raising, sometimes in the mood for NPIs
  • Giuseppe Ricciardi, Kevin Reuters:
    Exploring the Agent-Relativity of Truth
  • Shenshen Wang, Chao Sun, Richard Breheny:
    Getting to the Truth is More Cognitively Demanding – Another Look at the Role of Working Memory in Negation Processing
  • Lyn Tieu, Yawovi Godo, Lydia Mei, Andreea Nicolae:
    Experimentally investigating the strengthening properties of disjunction in French: When exclusivity meets free choice and ad hoc implicatures
  • Shaokang Jin, Richard Breheny:
    Priming relevant and non-relevant features in metaphorical and literal contexts
  • Silvia Curti, Desiré Carioti, Maria Teresa Guasti:
    Do all Telic-Perfective Sentences (Always) Culminate? An Exploratory Study on Event Culmination in Italian Monolingual Adults.
  • Eleanor Muir, Simge Topaloglu, Jesse Snedeker:
    The Role of Working Memory in Scalar Implicature Computation in ADHD and Non-ADHD Individuals
  • Mieke Slim, David Barner, Roman Feiman:
    Learning the logic in language: Acquiring the meanings of all, every and each
  • Mingya Liu, Stephanie Rotter:
    Semantic and Social Meaning Match: experiments on modal concord in US English
  • Mieke Slim, Roman Feiman, Mora Maldonado:
    Priming between universal quantifiers in negated scopally ambiguous sentences
  • André Eliatamby, Lyn Tieu:
    The role of definiteness in ad hoc implicatures
  • Elizabeth Coppock, David Beaver, Emily Richardson:
    Ordering is not ranking: A study of ordinals vs. degree modifiers in nested definites
  • Sarah Hye-yeon Lee, Anna Papafragou:
    Conceptual Signatures of Atomicity Across Languages
  • Sarah Hye-yeon Lee, Anna Papafragou:
    Cross-domain event primitives are reflected in motion verb learning across languages
  • Chao Sun, jacopo romoli, Yasutada Sudo, Richard Breheny:
    Putting donkeys into context
  • Fabian Schlotterbeck, Polina Berezovskaya:
    Less-comparatives must be less ambiguous than exactly-differentials, experimental data shows
  • Emil Eva Rosina, Kristina Liefke:
    Experientiality markers in memory reports: A semantics-pragmatics puzzle
  • Letizia Raminelli, Desirée Carioti, Jakob Wünsch, Maria Teresa Guasti:
    Assessing scalar meaning: a first exploratory study on some Italian focus particles
  • Yoolim Kim, Carolyn Jane Anderson:
    Parenthesized Modifiers in English and Korean: What They (May) Mean
  • David Strohmaier, Simon Wimmer:
    Contrafactives, learnability, and production
  • Jonathan Palucci:
    Pseudo-scoping out of tensed clauses: cumulation vs. buildups
  • Irene Mognon, Amber L. Marree, Petra Hendriks:
    Reduced sensitivity to underinformativeness? Using a ternary judgment task to assess scalar implicature generation in L2 and L1
  • Anton Benz, Torgrim Solstad, Oliver Bott, Martin Kahnberg, Andrea C. Schalley:
    A conceptual analysis of verbs of pushing and pulling
  • Ghyslain Cantin-Savoie, Grégoire Winterstein, Denis Foucambert:
    The effect of context on the online processing of adversatives: an eyetracking study
  • Daniel Asherov, Gabor Brody, Vincent Rouillard, Athulya Aravind:
    Pragmatics of human-AI communication
  • Karl Mulligan, Kyle Rawlins:
    Identifying QUDs in Naturalistic Discourse
  • Katherine Howitt, Colin Phillips, Jeffrey Lidz:
    4 year old children really do know the strong crossover constraint
  • Tiana V. Simovic, Craig Chambers:
    Pronoun Interpretation Reveals the Robustness and Flexibility of Perspective Reasoning
  • Laila Johnston, Daniel A. Smits, Ellie Pavlick, Roman Feiman:
    The Structure of Ad-Hoc Alternatives
  • Christiana Moser, Bahar Tarakcı, Ercenur Ünal, Myrto Grigoroglou:
    Conceptual and language-specific effects on multimodal recipient event descriptions
  • Erying Qin, Richard Breheny, Chao Sun:
    Does ‘a couple’ pattern with scalars or numbers – Insights from the inference and ‘so’ tasks
  • Vic Tianlan Wen, Kirby Conrod, Dan Grodner:
    Online Processing of, and Adaptation to, Nonbinary Pronouns
  • Robin Lemke:
    Investigating fragment usage with a gamified utterance selection task
  • Lilia Rissman, Sebastian Sauppe, Arrate Isasi-Isasmendi, Anna Merin Mathew, Kamal Kumar Choudhary, Susan Goldin-Meadow, Balthasar Bickel:
    Do speakers of nominative vs. ergative languages think about Agency in different ways?
  • Qiawen Liu, Gary Lupyan:
    Why is “tree skin” better than “human bark”: Semantic centrality predicts asymmetries in metaphorical extensions

Short Online Talks (Poster equivalent; June 12)

  • Sebastian Walter, Stefan Hinterwimmer:
    An experimental investigation of perspective alignment in gesture and speech
  • Radim Lacina, Nicole Gotzner:
    Only the (informationally) stronger survive: A probe recognition study with scale-mates and antonyms
  • Stephanie Solt, Roland Mühlenbernd, Mariya Burbelko:
    Social meaning and pragmatic reasoning: The case of (im)precision
  • Chengjie Jiang, Ruth Filik:
    Expecting the unexpected: Examining the interplay between world knowledge and context in relatively unconstraining scenarios
  • Kurt Erbach, Cornelia Ebert, Magnus Poppe:
    Experimental findings for a cross-modal account of dynamic binding in gesture-speech interaction
  • Hyewon Jang:
    A type of sarcasm that current theories fail to explain — evidence from sarcasm
  • Nitzan Trainin, Einat Shetreet:
    ‘Exhausting’ Theory of Mind resources impairs speaker-specific lexical alignment
  • Zhuang Qiu, Casey D. Felton, Zachary Nicholas Houghton, Masoud Jasbi:
    The Effect of Experimental Paradigms on Scalar Implicature Estimation
  • Anna Teresa Porrini, Luca Surian, Nausicaa Pouscoulous:
    The importance of speaker knowledge and cooperation in priming scalar implicatures
  • Shirly Orr:
    The lying/misleading distinction from the viewpoint of truth evaluators
  • Oliver Bott, Torgrim Solstad:
    Abductive inferences in causal discourse: Evidence from eyetracking during reading
  • Sebastian Walter:
    Indirect discourse as mixed quotation: Evidence from self pointing gestures
  • Yasutada Sudo, Lisa Bylinina, Stavroula Alexandropoulou:
    Priming acceptability judgments of NPI any
  • Paola Pinzón-Henao, Jennifer Barbosa, Angelina Pasquella, Paul Muentener, Laura Lakusta:
    Development of Mechanistic Support Language in Spanish Speakers in Colombia
  • Anna Pryslopska, Titus von der Malsburg:
    Towards a psycholinguistic model of bracketing paradoxes
  • Emily Sadlier-Brown, Carla Hudson Kam:
    Evaluating context-independent meaning in two English discourse particles
  • Benjamin Weissman:
    How does a speaker’s intent to deceive affect scalar inference and lie judgments?
  • Inbal Kuperwasser, Einat Shetreet:
    Group membership impact on referential communication
  • Muffy Siegel, Florian Schwarz:
    Local Accommodation Continues to be Backgrounded
  • Casey D. Felton, Masoud Jasbi:
    Quantifying Non-Implicature Sources of Disjunction Exclusivity